Yankees vs. Red Sox Tickets Averaging 40% Less Than Season Average At Yankee Stadium
August 3, 2015
The latest installment in the coveted Yankees-Red Sox rivalry will take place in Yankee Stadium this week. The three-game series will host a tale of two teams, with the Yankees owning a comfortable six-game lead in the A.L. East while the Red Sox control last place in the division at 12 games under .500. The Red Sox’s poor play this season is influencing cheaper ticket prices on the secondary market, too, as Yankees vs Red Sox tickets are nearly 40% below the Yankees’ season average for the team’s remaining 34 games at home this season.
According to TicketIQ, Yankees tickets are average $179.29 at Yankee Stadium through the end of the regular season. Over the team’s three-game Yankees vs. Red Sox series, tickets own a secondary average of $108.33.
8/4 - Henry Owens vs Masahiro Tanaka | Avg. Price: $115.47 | Get-in: $20
Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound for the opening game of the series on Tuesday night. He will face the Red Sox’s Henry Owens, who will make his MLB debut. The average secondary price for Tuesday’s Yankees vs Red Sox tickets is $115.47 and the cheapest available ticket is listed for $20. It will be the most expensive game of the series, on average.
8/5 - Steven Wright vs Luis Severino | Avg. Price: $105.33 | Get-in: $20
The middle game of the series will be played on Wednesday night. The series welcomes an array of pitching debuts as the Yankees send out rookie Luis Severino. He will go against Steven Wright, who owns a 4-4 record and 4.53 ERA this season. Wednesday’s Yankees vs Red Sox tickets own a secondary average of $105.33 and get-in price is $20. It is the cheapest game on average, though the get-in remains the same as Tuesday.
8/6 - Eduardo Rodriguez vs CC Sabathia | Avg. Price: $107.57 | Get-in: $22
The finale of the series will be played on Thursday night. It will be a battle of southpaws in the Bronx for the final game as CC Sabathia faces Eduardo Rodriguez. The average secondary price for Thursday’s Yankees vs Red Sox tickets is $107.57. The get-in price for the game is $22.
New York last hosted Boston back in April, where the Red Sox came into the Bronx and won two out of three games. The teams have met for two series at Fenway Park since, and the Yankees have taken five of six games. Following this week, they’ll play two more series between New York and Boston through the end of the year.